UML wins in Deuba’s home district’s headquarters

Kathmandu, June 30 The CPN-UML has won the positions of mayor and deputy mayor in Amargadhi Municipality, the district headquarters of Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba’s home district, Dadeldhura. UML’s Bishweshwor Prasad Ojha aka Bipin and Sangita Bhatta won the positions of mayor and deputy mayor respectively. Ojha received 3,768 votes […]

Congress accuses UML of booth capturing in Bajhang, Achham

Kathmandu, June 29 The Nepali Congress has accused the CPN-UML of booth capturing in three voting centres in Bajhang and Achham districts of Province 7 during voting yesterday. The party has claimed UML cadres did not let Congress cadres stay at the voting centre at Sulipipalchaur Higher Secondary School in Jaya Prithvi Municipality-7 of Bajhang […]

Rest assured that UML won’t support proposed amendment: Pokharel

Pokhara, June 29 CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel says his party will not support the constitution amendment bill unless it is justified. Speaking with journalists in Pokhara of Kaski today, the leader said the party would not support the bill currently pending in Parliament as the proposals to increase the number of local levels in […]

Nepal local elections: UML leads count

Kathmandu, June 29 The CPN-UML is leading the vote count in local units of provinces 1, 5 and 7 that went to local level elections on Wednesday. As of 12 pm, vote counting has started in most of 334 rural municipalities and municipalities and the UML is closely followed by the Nepali Congress. While the […]

UML mayoral candidate in Dhangadhi accused of distributing money in silence period

Dhangadhi, June 27 Leaders and cadres of other political parties have accused the CPN-UML candidate for the position of mayor in Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City of Kailali district of distributing money to voters to secure votes for him. The parties including Nepali Congress and CPN-Maoist Centre have accused UML candidate Durga Joshi of distributing money to […]

Oli flays government, ruling parties for ‘state terrorism’

Kathmandu, June 26 The main opposition leader KP Sharma Oli on Monday has criticised the government for failing to ensure peace and security in the run-up to the second phase of local level elections scheduled for Wednesday. He says the government as well as ruling parties are promoting “state terrorism” against opposition parties. Though the […]